Josh Wolf is a popular American comedian and an actor who became more known for his great writing skills. Many people thought that he was going to become a professional writer instead of a comedian, but he decided to pursue his biggest passion.
He is known for his exquisite writing of some very notable sitcom series called “All of Us” and “Cuts”.
“All of Us” was created by Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith and aired from 2003 to 2007.
Cuts were also aired on the UPN Network just as “All of Us” but it was aired only for two seasons.
He became more known as one of the regular guests in Chelsea Lately talk show aired on E!. This helped him become wider known by people who don’t usually watch comedy content so his fanbase and social following were getting bigger daily.
He was born as Josh Wolf on October 19, 1974, in the town of Boston, in Massachusetts in the United States. He said that growing up in the United States was interesting because there were things going on all of the time and, as a future performer, he always connected to them and wanted to continue.
He was interested in comedy from a very early age and was always trying to make his family laugh at his jokes and sketches. He has done it also in school so he was called as the class clown.
At the age of 15, he made a sketch comedy about his parent’s gas which was very interesting and creative and showed his skills as a comedian. Many people started to notice that he was very interested in comedy. His parents were worried that he wasn’t going to have enough money in life because rare people succeed in this career.
After graduating from high school he had enrolled the Trinity University which is a private university in Texas in San Antonio. He finished it pretty soon.
Due to his fast grown fame, he got himself a job as the spokesperson of Nintendo, one of the largest companies involved in the video game business. It was at the time when he moved to Seattle, a large city on the west coast.
He was able to make an interview with the famous Bill Gates, which was released as a part of a film made by Microsoft itself. This was a really magical experience for him because he never thought he would be a part of something that big.
After this, he had moved to Los Angeles. He was 28 years old at that time. He said that he felt as if it was the time for him to grow apart from his parents and to start a very unique career. He was afraid but also determined.
He worked there as a one-man show at HBO. Someone spotted him there and saw his talent so he was given a job at the ABC. He was hired to make his own TV show and this meant that he was going to get a huge following and even bigger chances, later on, so he was very happy.
This show was never broadcasted since his main job became writing. He started writing for a series of sitcoms and one of the most known was “All of Us”.
He became a regular guest on the TV talk show called Chelsea Lately after he entered the show in 2009.
2009 was a very interesting year for him because he toured a big part of the year with another stand-up comedian named ” He became one of the comedians on a known stand-up tour called “Comedians of Chelsea Lately”.
At the beginning of his career at “Chelsea Lately” he had been her warm up at the show. She is Chelsea Handler, a very popular comedian, actress, and a TV host.
He joined the 4th season of an American reality TV show aired on NBC, named “Last Comic Standing” which was aired for a few years. It was about selecting the best comedian.
He became the finalist of the show but was in the end beaten by a very talented comedian named Theo Von.
He made several scripts that he sold to other companies. It is known that he sold one to Happy Madison Productions which is an Adam Sandler’s company.
In 2012 he became a host if a show named “Josh & Ross” where he stars alongside Ross Mathews whom he met in “Chelsea Lately”.
He was hired by the Discovery Channel in 2012 for working on “Shark After Dark”, a TV series which began airing in 2013. He became the host of the show.
In 2013, Josh created his podcast which he hosted and which was aired on the Toad Hop Network.
It was called “Off the Rails with Josh Wolf”. Today he has a co-host so the show is named “Off the Rails with Josh Wolf and Sarah Colonna”. After people saw that he is a very talented host and co-host and that people actually enjoy his jokes, he was a host many more times on smaller shows.
In 2015 his show was launched on CMT (earlier known as Country Music Television). It is named “The Josh Wolf Show” and is still airing.
He had many roles in TV series, sometimes starring as himself and sometimes with another role. He acted as Usher in “Home Improvement” in 1999, and as a court clerk in “A.U.S.A.” These were his first roles.
He was nominated for 2005 BET Comedy Award for his successful writing of “All of Us” series. He could not believe this because, after all, he thought he would only be a comedian and not someone who does all of this very important work for the media.
He hS three children. He is especially attached to his son Jacob. He has two more kids: Trevor and Kaitlynn.
He has released two books. In 2011 he published one called “Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me” and two years later he published a book called “It Takes Balls: Dating Single Moms” and Other Confessions from an Unprepared Single Dad. This book became a New York Time bestseller and was published by Grand Central Publishing.
Josh says that his shows are inspired from his life so he never loses topics. He never speaks of politics.
He is also a co-host of two shows: “Fairly Normal” and “The Prinze and the Wolf”. The latter has been done alongside Prinze Jr.
He also has his “High Live” show on High Times TV and he often invites internet celebrities and other comedians to this show. He calls them “the coolest people on the Internet”.
Josh lives in LA with his family. His wife Beth is very devoted to him and he feels the same way. He never wants them to be exposed in the media and therefore we don’t know much about them, we just know their names.
He has three precious kids named Trevor, Kaitlynn, and Jacob.
Josh is known for his public support to British troops out in the world.
He is also involved in the work of several organizations, most of them are charitable. People love him and his character and say that he is a truly wonderful person, therefore he has a great vibe which is beneficial to be a good comedian and a wonderful host.
At one of his interviews, he had to share the information that he started smoking weed when he was 14 years old. He says that he never uses it before his stand-up shows because you never know how your body will react.
But he stated that he smokes before “High Live”.
As for his personal life, he is married to Bethany Ashton Wolf, a director, and a screenwriter from Louisiana.
Josh has a famous cousin, an actor Scott Wolf who became known for his role in “Party of Five”.
Josh is known for including a lot of his true stories in his gags. For example, he shared with his fans that he once owned a food truck business which was shut down after the inspector caught him making food on the floor with his children.
He is already a grandfather although he is not very old. He has four grandchildren and loves to hang around with them.
Full name: Josh Wolf
Date of birth: October 19, 1974
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Profession: actor, comedian, writer, author
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 70 kgs
Net Worth: $3 million